Senior Azure Data Architect

  • Internship
  • Germany

We are digital builders born in the cloud and currently, we are looking for a Senior Azure Data Architect.

The position will be located anywhere reasonably within the European timezone, where Nordcloud has a local presence: Poland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the UK, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.

Joining Nordcloud is the chance of a lifetime to leave your mark on the European IT industry! We use an agile, cloud-native approach to empower clients to seize the full potential of the public cloud. 

Your daily work:

  • Designing, architecting, and supporting to implement modern cloud-based data platforms for our customers
  • Selecting appropriate cloud native technologies/services to provide the most efficient solution for the business use-case
  • Making data accessible and usable for a new wave of data-powered apps and services
  • Solutioning and challenging customers to solve real use-cases problems
  • Supporting pre-sales to design a proposal with the relevant teams (sales, pre-sales, product leads…)
  • Operating CI/CD (DevOps and DataOps) pipelines and performing slight customization on them if/when needed
  • Understanding and writing small Infrastructure as Code modules/templates

Your skills and attributes of success:

  • Several years overall of professional programming experience and 5+ years hands-on experience in building modern data platforms in Azure
  • At least one programming language: Python/C#/Java or other that can be used in Azure
  • Experience in job orchestration for Data Workloads (Data Factory, AirFlow, etc.)
  • At least two of the following skill sets:
    • Experience in Azure Cloud:
      • Certifications related to data or Infra in Azure: Ex, DP-xxx )
      • Other active certificates are a plus
      • Databrics/synapse skills with querying tables, designing schemas and structuring tables with partitioning/clustering when relevant
      • Data Factory
      • Knowledge of more than one cloud is a plus – Spark (Scala or pySpark)
      • Familiarity with Big Data file formats (parquet, AVRO, ORC,…)
      • Experience with Lakehouse formats is a plus (Delta lake, Apache Iceberg, Apache Hudi)
      • Experience with data lake architectures and designing data lake architectures
      • Familiarity with data-mesh architectures is a plus
    • Data warehousing experience:
      • Migrating from on-prem to cloud
      • Data modeling (Kimball, Inmon, Data Vault, etc.) is a plus
      • Advanced SQL in any SQL dialect/framework
      • Experience building ETL processes for data warehousing solutions
  • Consultancy experience
  • Leadership and people skills are a strong plus
  • Previous experience gained in mid-size/large, international companies
  • Fluent communication skills in English 

If you don’t meet all of the desired criteria, but still fit most of the requirements, we encourage you to apply anyway. Let’s find out together if we are a good fit for each other!

What do we offer in return?

  • A highly skilled multinational team
  • Individual training budget and exam fees for partner certifications (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud) and additional certification bonus covered by Nordcloud
  • Access to join and the possibility to create knowledge-sharing sessions within a community of leading cloud professionals
  • Flexible working hours and freedom to choose your tools (laptop and smartphone) and ways of working
  • Hybrid/remote work within the country of interest
  • Benefit packages vary from country to country, better talk to our recruiters to find out more about what is offered in the chosen location

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About Nordcloud 

Nordcloud, an IBM company, is a European leader in cloud advisory, implementation, application development, managed services, and training. It’s a recognized cloud-native pioneer with a proven track record of helping organizations leverage the public cloud in a way that balances quick wins, immediate savings, and sustainable value. Nordcloud is triple-certified across Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Amazon Web Services – and is a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud IT Transformation Services. Nordcloud has 10 European hubs, over 1500 employees, and counting, and it has delivered over 1,000 successful cloud projects.

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